Quad Cities Campus

WIU-Quad Cities Scholarships

Grant W. Brissman and Virginia M. Brissman Foundation Scholarship

  • Resident of Milan, Illinois who is enrolled at WIU on either campus.
  • Year in School: Undergraduate or Graduate
  • Major: Open to any major.
  • GPA: Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Financial Need: Highest priority based on need.
  • Other Requirement: Demonstrate educational goals and career aspirations are aligned with a maximum 1000 word essay.
  • Deadline to Apply: Deadline has passed.
  • Award Amount: Variable
  • Apply to/Contact Information: Applications available online and from QC Scholarship Office

William Butterworth Foundation Scholarship

History:

Katherine Deere Butterworth’s community involvement and philanthropy led her to establish the William Butterworth Foundation in memory of her husband, William.

Mission: The William Butterworth Foundation is dedicated to leveraging its strong heritage and valuable resources to actively support artistic, charitable, cultural and educational endeavors that enhance the quality of life for individuals and families in the greater Quad Cities community.

Vision: The William Butterworth Foundation will, through sustained public engagement, support community education and lifelong learning by proactively identifying, providing, and funding quality programs as well as preserving accessible and hospitable facilities.

“How a degree in Elementary Education will enhance the quality of life for others in the QC Region?”

TERMS:
$2,500 annual scholarship
Half applied in fall, half in spring, unless student is graduating in fall then paid in-full during fall semester

APPLICATIONS/DEADLINE: September 14, 2018

Application Form


Dorothy Looser-Flake and Roberta Looser Scholarship

HISTORY:

The Looser-Flake Charitable Foundation was created by the estate of Dorothy Looser-Flake and Roberta Looser who were born and raised on a farm near New Boston Township, Illinois. The sisters each were elementary school teachers in Mercer County as well Rock Island public schools and established their foundation to recognize their dedicated careers in education as well their upbringing in Mercer County. The mission of the Looser-Flake Charitable Foundation is to advance economic development and further cultural and educational opportunities in Mercer County, Illinois, with a particular focus on New Boston Township.

  • GPA, ACT, Year in School: Minimum GPA 2.5, Undergraduate student
  • Major, Other Requirements: Any major, but a preference for Education or Agriculture majors and minors
  • Resident of Mercer County, Illinois who enrolls full time at either WIU campus
  • Demonstrated community service to Mercer County, especially New Boston Township with a preference for those who plan to reside in Mercer County after degree attainment
  • Highest priority - based on financial need (FAFSA)
  • Deadline to Apply: Deadline has passed.
  • Award Amount: Variable
  • Apply to/Contact Information: Applications available online and from QC Scholarship Office

Lowell N. Johnson Scholarship

  • GPA, ACT, Year in School: 3.25 GPA, Undergraduate
  • Major, Other Requirements: Open to any WIU-QC major; must live in either Rock Island, Henry, or Mercer county for three years prior to application.
  • Deadline to Apply: Deadline has passed.
  • Award Amount: Variable
  • Apply to/Contact Information: Applications available online and from QC Scholarship Office

Chris & Pam Ontiveros Scholarship

  • A past or current member or volunteer of the Boys & Girls Club of the Mississippi Valley
  • Must be enrolled for a minimum of 6.0 credit hours
  • Major: any WIU-Quad Cities major
  • Deadline to Apply: Deadline has passed.
  • These factors are considered: GPA, Financial need, Community Involvement
  • Apply to: Applications available from QC Scholarship Office